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Local Lads Making World-Class Custom Classics

14 Jul,2017 - There are few things we love more than a fast machine, here at Machines4u. A fast machine, fine-tuned and built to perfection from the ground up? Well, that’s basically catnip to us. So, when we found out about some local lads who are building world-class customs, we may have spent a little too much ‘work ...

4 Simple Tips to Boost Your Bandsaw Productivity

07 Jun,2017 - Bandsaw blades are consumables which means their value to you is measured by their longevity. Investing in a high-performance bandsaw is all well and good but, much like a high performance car, if the operator’s not on their game, the machine won’t function to the height of its capabilities. If your bandsaw blade is losing its ...

What do brands like Dodge, Maserati and Speedos have in common with Sutton Tools?

03 Jun,2017 - What do brands like Dodge, Maserati and Speedos have in common with Sutton Tools? Simple, they’ve all been around for 100 years. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Sutton Tools Group and to top it off, at this year’s AMTIL Expo they were inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame. So we thought we’d ...

Variobend’s Flagship Bender: The Next Generation In Metal Folding Machinery?

31 May,2017 - It’s the cutting edge in sheet metal folding machinery and is planned to revolutionise the folding industry as a whole. At Austech 2017, we sat with Peter Staebner, Director of Stamac Engineering, to discuss what may unravel to be the next generation of metal forming machinery. Boasting unrivalled efficiency, Variobend’s Flagship folding machine was explained ...

The Most Powerful Lasers in the World and What They’re Used For

20 May,2017 - Lasers are a brilliant example of human ingenuity. If you like pocket-sized facts you can pull out at parties, here’s a couple for you: the word ‘laser’ is an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; and lasers have existed in the world for the same amount of time as Antonio Banderas, Hugo ...

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